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Full text of "Rapid Population Growth Consequences And Policy Implications"

TABLE 6 Desired Family Size in Various Countries
		Sex of	Average Number of
Area	Date	Respondents	Children Desired
Austria	1960	F	2.0
West Germany	1960	F	2.2
Czechoslovakia	1959	F	2.3
Hungary	1958-60	F	2.4
Great Britain	1960	F	2.8
	1946	F	2.1
France	1960	F	2.8
	1956	F	2.2
Japan	1961	F	2.8
Switzerland	1960	F	2.9
Puerto Rico	1953	F	3.0
Italy	1960	F	3.1
Norway	1960	F	3.1
Netherlands	1960	F	3.3
U.S.A.	1960	F	3.3
	1955	F	3.4
	1945	F	3.3
	1941	F	3.0
Ceylon	1963	M	3.2
Jamaica	1957	F	3.4-4.2
Turkey	1963	M	3.8
	1963	F	3.2
South Africa	195 7-5 8a	F	3.6
Taiwan	196 2-6 3a	F	3.9
	1962a	M	3.8
	1962a	F	3.8
Thailand	1964	F	3.8
Pakistan	ca 1960a	M	4.0
	ca 1960a	F	3.9
Chile	1959a	F	4.1
Canada	1960	F	4.2
India			
Mysore	1952a	M	3.7
	1952a	F	4.1
	1952b	M	4.7
	1952b	F	4.6
Central India	1958	M&F	3.8
New Delhi	1957-60b	M	4.1
	1957-60b	F	4.2
Indonesia	196 1-6 2b	M&F	4.3
Korea	1962b	M	4.3
	1962b	F	4.4
Sungdong Gu	1964a	F	3.3
Ghana	1963a	M	5.5
	1963a	F	5.1
Philippines	1963	F	5.0
aUrban sample. ''Rural sample.			
Source: (65).nd the concept of family planning are gaining acceptance in even the most traditional of societies. (See Table 6.) Apparently this shift has occurred in response to the cultural, economic, and demographic changes that followed World War II.